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Assistance During Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Events

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During Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events, individuals with access and functional needs should reach out to local government for assistance. As a secondary option, individuals can also – through a new pilot program sponsored by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) – reach out to local Independent Living Centers (ILCs) for assistance.

If you rely on power to operate life-sustaining medical devices, one of the ILCs listed below may be able to cover the costs associated with accessible transportation to and from PG&E Community Resource Centers. They may also provide funds for hotel expenses, use their offices as charging stations, and provide loaner backup battery power.

Counties Served: Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL)

1101 Sylvan Ave

Modesto, CA 95350

Phone: (209) 521-7260

Video: (209) 566-0547

 

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